Condos are an excellent alternative to apartment living when you are ready to put renting in the rearview mirror and purchase your own home. For many, the idea of a turn-key lifestyle with minimal upkeep is a huge plus over buying a single-family dwelling that may require more work. It’s important to understand precisely what… Read More
What Happens If You Choose The Wrong Realtor?
Buying a home is a significant investment, and selling your home is a very personal choice that can be charged with emotion. A large part of the buying or selling process is choosing a REALTOR® who will be by your side from start to finish. We’ve all been there, though: you think you have all… Read More
Why You Might Consider Selling This Holiday Season
This holiday season is shaping up to be unlike any other that we have seen, and real estate is part of the conversation this year. Whereas in the past, most real estate agents might have advised against listing your home during the busy holiday period, this year, buying behavior is very different. I wanted… Read More
Active Under Contract & Pending Sale: What’s The Difference? Searching for a home to purchase can be thrilling!
Searching for a home to purchase can be thrilling! You find something that you love, but upon digging a little deeper for information, you see that the home is “active under contract.” So, you find another home that you love, but that home is “pending sale.” Frustrating! What can be even more irritating is not… Read More
Working With AB 1482: California’s Rent Cap Law
On January 1, 2020, AB 1482 took effect, establishing a statewide rent cap law in California. The bill also provides “just cause” eviction protections for tenants. So, what does this mean for landlords? I wanted to take a moment to highlight some of the critical information for those who need to work with AB 1482.… Read More
Things To Keep In Mind When You’re Downsizing.
People downsize their homes for many different reasons. From empty-nesters whose kids have left home to owners who would prefer a smaller footprint to care for, downsizing can be beneficial from a personal and financial perspective. Here are a few things to keep in mind when you’re downsizing. Do You Need a Home Office? If… Read More
What Is A Home Warranty?
Buying a home is a significant investment, and the last thing a buyer wants is for something to malfunction in their new home after escrow has closed. One way to mitigate this risk is to obtain a home warranty. These are annual service contracts that cover the costs to repair or replace certain items. First-time… Read More
How I Practice Self Care
We have all been facing new realities of staying home, unable to maintain our daily routines that we’re used to and this includes time in the gym, the nail salon, getting massages, happy hours with friends, etc. I’ve learned to adapt to almost any situation and self care is no different. Fortunately, there are a… Read More
7 Things A Buyer’s Agent Should Do
A question that comes up pretty routinely with buyers is, “Why do I need a real estate agent and how do I pick a good one?” This has become more common because buyers can accomplish quite a bit online, like researching properties, looking at pricing, etc. But there are a multitude of reasons why working… Read More
Career Opportunity! Looking For An Assistant To Join My Team
Looking for a detail-oriented Assistant to join my growing team. Become part of a boutique real estate brokerage focused on supporting families through what is often a stressful time in their lives, using our core values of providing them with world-class protection, exceptional care, and the unmatched results that they deserve. The Assistant position is… Read More